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  • Paxton Green roundabout improvements - Bus Stop

    By Lizb47 at 17:35 on 29/11/12
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    Southwark Council are planning to move the bus stop at Gipsy Hill roundabout from it's present location at the bottom of Long Meadow to Dulwich Wood Park amongst other changes to the current road set up. Local residents don't want this. Please have your say online at www.southwark.gov.uk/consultations The Consultation closes on 14th December so please log in and have your say now!
  • Guide Dogs Finally Granted Permission to Ride London Overground Trains

    By Reb_BEvans at 23:29 on 05/10/11
    From 5th October 2011 guide dogs will be allowed to travel on all London transport networks.
    In March this year Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, Caroline Pidgeon contacted the Mayor's office at City Hall, to request allowing guide dogs access on moving escalators and tubes. On the 23rd March 2011 Caroline Pidgeon raised the issue with the Mayor at Mayor's Question Time, a webcast can be seen here. Boris Johnson expressed his support for the campaign, replying personally to Ms Pigeon, in his letter dated...
  • Train Fares Set To Rise For The Fourth Year, Are The Olympics To Blame?

    By Reb_BEvans at 12:08 on 21/09/11
    More inflation busting price hikes for tube, train and bus commuters in London.
    Boris Johnson has announced that travel costs on London's transport network are set to rise by 8% next January, for the fourth consecutive year! The Mayor's decision means that as from next year the cost of taking a bus, tram or DLR train with on Oyster pay-as-you-go will rise from by 10p to £1.40 and a day bus pass goes up to £4.20. Oyster pay-as-you-go tube fares will rise to up to 30p, taking the price of a single...
  • Local MP Calls For Crystal Palace Station Upgrade Funding

    By Reb_BEvans at 20:43 on 13/06/11
    View from the bridge walkway, to the platforms at Crystal Palace train station
    London Assembly Member Valerie Shawcross, has urged rail minister Norman Baker to support funding for an 'essential' accessibility scheme at Crystal Palace station. TfL submitted a bid for government funding for the project which would see the current station given a much needed upgrade, opening up the former Victorian ticket hall and installing new lifts, giving easy access to disabled commuters. Val said: "I know this is an...
  • Ken Livingstone Pledges Crystal Palace Tram Extension

    By Reb_BEvans at 09:17 on 05/04/11
    Trams from Croydon currently only go as far as Elmers End, meaning people wanting to travel to Crystal Palace have to get a mainline train.
    With the race to the London Mayoral Elections next May currently in full swing, as always the candidates have already started their predictable pledges to gain public support. Labour hopeful Ken Livingstone started his tour of Croydon early to gauge local views, but criticism of his plans to extend the Tramlink to Crystal Palace next year, which he is making his top priority if he wins the Mayoral race in May 2012. Livingstone's...

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